Sri Lanka

Enabling Policy Environment for Wash in Schools

  • There is a national plan of action for WASH in Schools programming.
  • The Ministry of Education (MoE) is the lead agency of implementation of WASH in Schools programming. WASH in Schools comes under a comprehensive program by the MoE named as School Health Promotion Program (SHHP).
  • The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage are partners that assist in the implementation of WASH in Schools Programming.
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Quality and Coverage of WASH in Schools Programming

  • WASH in Schools guides and toolkits are available and are partially being utilized throughout the country in WASH in Schools target areas. 
  • A functional Educational Management Information System (EMIS) that monitors WASH in Schools access in partially available as a part of general school census, which mostly covers quantities. However, the quality of data and indicator definitions should be improved.


Organizations Working in Wash in Schools